Calgary Board of Education

Career Centre - Career Planning

After reading through this section, if you still have questions, please feel free to contact Ms. J. Galambos at ext. 2041

Career planning is a process that can help you decide on what career path to follow using your skills, abilities and interests as reference points. Career Planning helps you to answer questions like:

  • Where do I want to go?
  • What do I want to do?
  • What kind of a career should I pursue?

The following web pages and resources can help you to better understand the career management process as well as make informed choices about your future:

Career Planning

These web sites will help you with the career planning process:

Assessment Tools

Skills & Abilities, Personality, Values, Comprehensive Sites

These quizzes and inventories are tools that you can use to find out more about who you are and what you want to do with your life and career.


  • Career Cruising
    Here you will be able to use the career matchmaker, explore career options and create your own portfolio. To log on click here.

  • Real Talk - Real career advice, from real people
    Picking a career isnít easy. It requires making tough choices. You need relevant and timely advice from people who have been there, done that, and are willing to share awesome insights into their journey. It's time to get Real!!

Skills & Abilities

  • Employability Skills 2000+
    This is a short inventory to assess your employability skills. We all need employability skills to get employed and advance in our jobs.

Comprehensive Sites

  • Quizzes
    These quizzes are designed as a starting point in self discovery. Through the quizzes you will be able to explore your abilities, interests and preferences as part of making a career choice.
  • Youth Employment Centre: Next Steps
    This is a youth focused site aimed at helping you learn more about yourself. What do you like to do? What is important to you? What are you good at? Before you can find a career that is right for you, you have to know who you are.